Reshi Khola, is a new riverside tourist destination nestled in the Kalimpong sub division that serves as a relaxing retreat from the frantic city life. The location is named after the Reshi River (Khola in Nepali means a small stream). The destination is slowly gaining popularity among the tourists for its unique location and picturesque scenic landscape. In geographical terms Reshi Khola marks the division between the states of West Bengal and Sikkim. Moreover, it is also the perfect halt for the tourists travelling to “The Silk Route” tour as Reshi is an ideal camping ground and picnic spot.
Places to see at Reshi Khola: Reshi is a romantic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life. It is located in the mid of emerald dense forest and tall grasses beside the gurgling Reshi River, the place truly offers the true essence of nature. You will enjoy the sports like angling and even take a bath in the Reshi river. You can even have your dinner and enjoy a good night’s sleep beside it. The Reshi River in the moonlit night under the starry sky looks like a silver necklace lying on a green carpet. You would really love your first date with the Reshi River at Reshi Khola.
Nearby attractions of Reshi Khola: Reshi, one of the pristine hill stations nestled in the Darjeeling District is located at a distance of 37 km from Kalimpong. However, Reshi is also recognized as the stopover for your journey to Silk Route in India. From Reshi, you can organize trips to neighbouring areas like Pedong, Kupup, Aritar and Zuluk. Adventure loving tourists can also experience a trek to Menmecho Lake.
Things to do at Reshi Khola: Reshi is an amazing location for enjoying a number of fun filled activities. In day time, you can try your hand in angling and relish your catch, fried deeply as evening snacks. If you nurture an adventurous bent of mind then experience a short stay in the pitched tents. Tourists who are fond of trekking can go for rock climbing and light treks. Moreover, bathing in the crystal clear water of River Reshi is a pleasurable experience. You will also find some exotic species of birds in the location. Tourists also organize picnics at the riverside.
Best time to visit Reshi Khola: Reshi Khola welcomes guests throughout the year. However, it is better to avoid the rainy season, as the roads do not stay in proper conditions.
How to go ?
Reshi is nestled on the bank of Reshi Khola, a small stream flowing through the border of West Bengal and Sikkim. Reshi Khola is located at a distance of 105 km from Siliguri and 37 km from Kalimpong. You can avail rented cars from both these places to reach the destination. Pedong is also nearby. Reshi Khola is also easily accessible from Algarah (21 km) and Aritar (26 km).
Where to stay ?
Reshi does not provide too much accommodation facilities. Some options are:
Reshi Khola Ecotourism Resort
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The Reshi Retreat
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